Sep 5, 2010 8:00am EDT
for too many demands. steven tyler is in the mix as well. he play coy a couple of weeks ago. >> are you going to do it? >> i don't know. is that the rumor you heard? >> everybody is saying it. >> they haven't called me yet. they got to lay out some bread for me. >> reporter: it's been a dizzying game of musical chairs. kara joined, paula left, ellen arrived, now simon, ellen, and kara are gone. the last man standing? randy jackson. >> i'm going to honestly, honestly miss you. it's been a blast. thank you. >> reporter: the big question, can "idol" ever again find the right mix? especially after losing their sharp-tongued standout. simon cowell is launching his own show on fox. >> without simon it's like "the ellen show" without ellen. it's weird. it will limp along. hopefully, it will find new chemistry that will make it relevant for the next generation. >> reporter: whatever they decide, they better do it soon. callbacks start in a couple of weeks. for "good morning america," jeremy hubbard, abc news, new york. >> and if they want steven tyler, they have to lay out the bread. >> and j.
Sep 6, 2010 9:00am EDT
aerosmith lead man steven tyler is rumored to be one replacement. >>> and take another look -- or a look at two other potential replacements. what do you think about that? >> i don't think so. >> i'll be up for the challenge. so if called up by fox to do this and make a sack load of money and have fun. >> now you're talking. >> then i will do it. >> but will you be more like paula? >> yeah, i can't be harsh. >> i can be simon. that would be fun. pay us a lot of money and we'll do it. >>> take a look at this. mexican charos lasso up for a world record. the cowboys twirled their rope for three minutes to beat the record from texas last year. sunday's record-breaking is a way of keeping the mexican customs alive. the event is part of the international mariachi and charria festival. >> i like how you roll your r's. >>> it's labor day and some are observing the occasion with a parade. >> and that includes our own julie wright. she's out serving as the mistress of ceremonies for the parade in gaithersburg. how are you doing out there? it is gorgeous. >> reporter: it is gorgeous. and it's the u
Sep 6, 2010 2:05am EDT
was in the running. then totally dismissed for too many demands and is now back in. and steven tyler's reportedly in the mix as well, though aerosmith's front man played coy when a tmz camera caught up with him a few weeks ago. >> are you doing "american idol"? >> i don't know, that the rumor you heard? you know, i don't know, they haven't called me yet. >> are you friends with j. lo? >> they've got to lay out the bread for me. >> reporter: it has been a dizzying game of musical chairs on the judge easy panel the past couple of seasons. first cara joined, then paula left, ellen arrived. the last man standing, randy jackson. >> i'm going to honestly, honestly miss you. it has been a blast. thank you. >> reporter: the big question, can "idol" ever again find the right mix, especially after losing their sharp-tongued standout? simon cowell is launching his own talent show "the x factor" on fox. >> "american idol" without simon is the "ellen" talk show without ellen. it's weird. it's going to limp along and >>> president obama launches a week-long push focused on the economy. >> it allows him to defi
Sep 4, 2010 5:00am PDT
stepping down after two seasons. judges simon cowell and ellen degeneres also left the show. rocker steven tyler and jennifer lopez are reportedly front-runners to join the panel. >>> some very special twins making their debut at a japanese zoo. you can't get much cuter than this pair of twin panda cubs. brother and sister, three weeks ago -- i should say just 3 weeks ago. they've quadrupled in weight to a healthy 1.5 pounds. >>> back to you guys. >> is it just me? they get really cute when they get big. >> not quite there yet? >> right there. >> wow! you're saying that's a face only a mother can love? >> yeah, i am. they get fatter, they'll be cuter. some hair, maybe, more hair. >> dissing the poor pandas. >> they'll be cute one day. thank you. >> bill karens on the plaza. >> everyone thinks it's cute as can be, fuzzy things. just hairy at this point. let's talk about your 60th birthday, right? >> yes. >> who is this. >> daughter leah. >> oldest sister. >> how was she when she was young? >> no comment. >> oh! it is her 60th birthday, we'll be nice. have a wonderful birthday in new york. t